Name released of inmate who died at Weakley County Jail

Name released of inmate who died at Weakley County Jail
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WEAKLEY COUNTY, TN (KFVS) - The name of an inmate who died at the Weakley County Jail on April 2 at 5:26 p.m. has been released.

Danny Joe Boane, 35, was serving a four-year sentence for aggravated burglary when he had a seizure at the facility. This incident is currently under investigation.

According to the Weakley County Sheriff's Department, at 4:45 p.m. officers were notified that Boane was having a seizure.

Weakley County Emergency Medical Services sent an ambulance to the scene. When the ambulance arrived, the inmate was in cardiac arrest and the EMS crew tried to revive him but were unsuccessful.

The inmate was pronounced dead at 5:26 p.m.

The Nashville Medical Examiner's Officer will do an autopsy.

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